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Monday, May 2, 2016

The poem called death
is unwritten yet. Some day will show
the violent last line,
the shadow rise,
a bird of omen
snatch me for its ghost.



—Daniel Berrigan
  American priest, poet, and antiwar activist (1921–2016)

Source:”A Dark Word” in To Dwell in Peace:An Autobiography (buy from Amazon)




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